unliberated

adjective un·lib·er·at·ed \ ˌən-ˈli-bə-ˌrā-təd \

Definition of unliberated

: espousing traditional social and sexual attitudes or roles : not liberated
  • I do envy unliberated employers who can get away with asking their secretaries to make coffee.
  • —Linda Grant
  • These young women from an insular New England town are an unliberated lot. Sandy … believes that happiness comes to those who can bake a moist devil's food cake.
  • —Michelle Green

First Known Use of unliberated

1970

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up unliberated? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!